Black Friday Beer and Art Show 11/28 at Christian Moerlein Malthouse

The Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation (BDCURC) and local artists including Jim Effler are joining forces to host the “Black Friday Beer and Art Show” at the Christian Moerlein Malthouse on Friday November 28, 2015 from 6P-10P.

Original art by local artists will be available for purchase, along with delicious Christian Moerlein beer and food by Wienerwurst Mike’s Frankfurtury. Join us for a unique take on “Black Friday” and get your holiday shopping done in one stop for all the beer and art enthusiasts in your life!

On “Final Friday” November 28th from 6P-10P local artists, including Jim Effler, will host a free show of original art. The BDCURC ( and artist/tap room manager Tank Mansfield recruited local artists and photographers to render brewing heritage and neighborhood scenes to raise money for the BDCURC’s development efforts. Original watercolor and oil paintings, illustrations, framed and unframed photographs, and limited edition prints of the newest neighborhood mural will all be available for purchase. Artist Jim Effler ( applies his realistic style (with a touch of impressionism) to local scenes, including beer posters and labels for local breweries and festivals. He will have a selection of original pieces as well as prints of his most popular event posters and beer labels. Other artists include Patrick Browne, Ray Burt, Rodney Eggleston, Ray Hassard, Stuart Hyde, Tank Mansfield, Chad Marchese, Kevin O’Neil, John Ritter, Clarence Sekeraks, Larry Sparks, Anthony Stollings, Christina Wald, Dann Woellert, and Kay Worz.

In addition to the art for sale, there will be a live art event on the Malthouse stage. Artists start out at the beginning of the night with a blank canvas or piece of paper. Over the course of the night they draw an original piece of artwork in front of everyone. “Black Friday” specials on Moerlein and BDCURC merchandise will let you get a jump on your Christmas shopping, and free tours of the Christian Moerlein production brewery will also be available.

“I am personally very excited about this show as it brings two of my passions, art and beer together in one event” said Mansfield. He continued by saying “The art we have received so far for this show is incredible and this is a must see show on FinalFriday. With a good turn out, we hope to make it a yearly event.”

The event will be held at the Christian Moerlein Malthouse tap room ( located at 1621 Moore Street, Cincinnati Ohio 45202, located in Over-the-Rhine. Free parking is available in the Moerlein lots surrounding the brewery or on the street.

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